Egg Harbor Township Police are continuing to investigate the cause of a pedestrian strike that killed a woman on Sunday night.
According to a statement released by police, at approximately 8:54 PM, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department responded to the area of Tilton Road and Hingston Avenue, in the Bargaintown section of the township, for a fatal pedestrian motor vehicle crash.
Police say a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu, operated by Dazayn McFadden, 24 y from Atlantic City, was traveling eastbound on Tilton Road when it encountered a pedestrian, identified as Pamela Thieman, 53, from Egg Harbor Township, in the roadway.
According to police, Mr. McFadden’s vehicle impacted Ms. Thieman in the outside, eastbound lane of travel.
As a result of the crash, Ms. Thieman was thrown approximately 75 feet from the area of impact, sustaining fatal injuries. She was pronounced deceased at the scene according to police.
There were no other injuries reported.
Police issues Mr. McFadden a motor vehicle summons for operating a car while suspended. Criminal charges are pending further investigation.
The area of Tilton Road and Hingston Avenue was shut down for approximately three hours while the crash scene was being investigated and cleared according to police.
The crash investigation is ongoing and being conducted by Officers Louis Poletis, James Ludwig and Benjamin Kollman of the Traffic Safety Unit.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Egg Harbor Township Traffic Safety Unit at 609-926-2661.